He sees you when you’re sleeping. . . .

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News Headline: “Santa Cams suggest Big Brother is watching.”
News Headline: “Elf on the Shelf: Festive fun or Santa’s sinister spy?”
Ho, Ho, Ho!.

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From the QT news ticker

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News Headline: “Is international justice doomed?”
News Headline: “Will vote  suppression go national?”
News Headline: “When will Trump voters realize they’ve been had?”
News Headline: “Does Mitt Romney have enough dignity to turn down Donald Trump?”
No, yes, one of these days, no.
See how easy?

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We have seen the present, and it does not work

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Salem State University has shut down an art show depicting the evils of  human history.
The show included an artist’s imagining of Ku Klux Klan members under a dark sky.
Students complained that the art was “distressing.”

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From Poor QT’s Almanack

Timon of Athens performed at the Globe Theatre
On this day in history 23 years ago “Timon of Athen”s closed after only 37 performances on Broadway, which seems to have put Shakespeare in his place.

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The shining locker-room upon a hill

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News Headline: “Trump surrogate Scottie Nell Hughes says ‘there’s no such thing
as facts.’ ”

Psssst.
You’re not supposed to say it out loud.

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Candy from a. . . .

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News Headline: “Trump celebrates victory, touts job-saving Carrier deal.”
To review:
Carrier will receive $7 million in tax breaks.
It will keep a thousand or so jobs in Indiana.
It will still move another thousand jobs to Mexico.
Note to Donald Trump:
Boy, they must have seen you coming. . . .

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Miracles in the news

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News Headline:Statue of Jesus only thing left standing in house burned by Tennessee wildfire.”
So Jesus managed to save himself,
As for everything else. . . .

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QT Yellowstone Caldera (the eruptions of which can be violent enough to send a layer of ash six feet deep as far away as Chicago and which erupts every 600,000 or so years and last erupted 640,000 years ago) update

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The monthly earthquake count at Yellowstone, which fell from 158 to 107 in October, increased to 142 in November.
But the odds of a major eruption remain about the same as the odds, say, of the United States electing as president some random blithering loudmouth with an inherited pile of money and a fourth-grader’s knowledge of government.
So rest easy.

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This just in. . . .

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News Headline: “The Trump campaign will never end.”
Can someone do something to cheer up our headline writers?

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In other news. . . .

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News Headline: “As Americans look north to flee Donald Trump, Canada peers back
in worry.”

Lest we forget that the United States is Canada’s Mexico.

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